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Pakistan court sentences Christian to death on blasphemy charges

08 Sep 2020

LAHORE, Pakistan A Pakistani court on Tuesday sentenced a Christian man to death on blasphemy charges.

Pakistan jails three men linked to group accused of Mumbai attack

29 Aug 2020

LAHORE, Pakistan A court in Pakistan has sentenced to prison three leaders of Jamat-ud-Dawa, an organisation accused by India and the United States of masterminding the 2008 attacks in Mumbai.

Pakistan's health minister tests positive for COVID-19

06 Jul 2020

ISLAMABAD/LAHORE Pakistan's health minister on Monday said he had tested positive for COVID-19, the latest senior figure to contract the novel coronavirus in a country where rising cases are putting pressure on the health system.

19 Sikh pilgrims killed in Pakistan when train collides with van

03 Jul 2020

LAHORE, Pakistan At least 19 pilgrims of Pakistan's minority Sikh community were killed when a train collided with a passenger van in eastern Pakistan on Friday, officials said.

Pakistani legislator dies from COVID-19, as highest daily toll recorded

20 May 2020

LAHORE, Pakistan A Pakistani local legislator died on Wednesday after contracting COVID-19, hospital officials said, marking the first death of a political figure in the South Asian nation from the disease at a time the country has lifted its countrywide lockdown.

India and Pakistan crack down on Muslim group emerging as COVID-19 cluster

01 Apr 2020

NEW DELHI/LAHORE, Pakistan India and Pakistan sealed off centers belonging to a Muslim missionary group on Tuesday and began investigating how many coronavirus cases were linked to its activities. | Video

Pakistan investigates owner of largest media group on graft charges

13 Mar 2020

LAHORE, Pakistan A Pakistani court on Friday allowed an anti-corruption body to investigate the owner of the country's largest media group on allegations of graft dating back three decades, a move that rights groups said was aimed at stifling press freedom.

Pakistan court gives green light to women's march - with conditions

03 Mar 2020

LAHORE A Pakistani court on Tuesday gave the go-ahead to the country's largest women's rights event but told organisers to ensure participants adhere to "decency and moral values".

Pakistani court to hear petition terming women's rights movement 'anti-state'

26 Feb 2020

LAHORE, Pakistan A major women's rights movement in Pakistan is facing a legal challenge over a march scheduled for next month over allegations that the organizers' activities are "anti-state".

Remains of teenager found in lion enclosure at Pakistan safari park

26 Feb 2020

LAHORE, Pakistan The remains of a teenager who had been missing for two days have been found in the lions' enclosure at a safari park in Pakistan, officials said.

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